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Paths – We Follow Many Paths

There are many kinds of paths; woodland, winding, historical, paved, and virtual–We all follow many paths throughout life. Here are some of my favorite types of paths for this week’s Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge with the topic of Path.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Any Kind of Bricks…

Brick Casemates at Fort Pickens, Florida Fort Pickens, on a barrier island across the bay from Pensacola, Florida, is a fascinating place to explore, and the fort has plenty of brick structures to satisfy this challenge. To see more, go … Continue reading

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Bicycle Built for Two

Photo of the Week – February 25, 2015 Taken: November 09, 2014 This bicycle-built-for-two was left parked along a sand dune path on the way to the Gulf Coast beach in Fort Pickens State Park near Pensacola, Florida. Makes one … Continue reading

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The Blue Angels – Thunder over Pensacola Bay

Introduction Note: Blue Angels – Thunder over the Bay is a continuation of events during our recent trip to Fort Pickens and Pensacola, Florida. The Fort Pickens campground offered a distinct advantage for me. The departure route for training flights … Continue reading

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The Batteries of Fort Pickens

Introduction Exploring places like Fort Pickens, i.e., post-Civil War coastal defense installations that are distributed around the coast line of the United States made me realize how fortunate we have been, especially since World War II. Most of our coast … Continue reading

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Pensacola Lighthouse – Marine Lighthouse Saves Airliner

Several years ago, while working in New Jersey, I developed a photographic interest in lighthouses—since New Jersey has a dozen or more interesting and accessible lighthouses. Consequently, I could not pass up an opportunity to see the Pensacola Light House, … Continue reading

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Fort Pickens, Florida – 118 Years and Two Battles

To suggest that Fort Pickens Campground on Santa Rosa Island, part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore, offshore from Pensacola, Florida, is a well-kept secret may not be accurate—there were many visitors and campers there—but it was certainly new to … Continue reading

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